We sit down with Melissa Charles, Assistant Director for African American Student Development at UC Berkley and discuss growing up as a first-gen kid and how black people make everything fun!
Time and time again we are told to share; share ideas, information, things, And I think in theory, everyone believes it to an extent.
Because if we were honest, we would admit we don’t want someone to do better than us with what we know.
Guys…I have been sitting on this podcast for months, really waiting for a time where I would have enough time to put my heart into editing and publishing it. Well, here it is! Meet our first guest “On the Road,” Imani Givertz. Imani has written for our blog before and is a stunning portrait and […]
Stunned, and not wanting to alert my classmates of the internal crisis I was now experiencing, I gritted my teeth and pulled out the hair right there. Needless to say, I wasn’t prepared, immediately thought I was the only girl who experienced this, and walked to my dorm mourning my face because, of course, this meant I would need to reconsider my career path as a soon to be bearded lady (which never happened).
Do you ever wonder why you are the way you are? Why you cant ever seem to talk to that boy? Today we discuss and explore our differing personalities and how this plays out in real life. 5:48 Strengths and Weaknessess 10:29 Do we know you? 26:48 Relationships
2018 has come and gone. Whether you’ve had a great year or the worst, we can all look back and pull out a few things we learned about ourselves, others, and our surroundings. I’ve learned a few thing in this 2018 year. Here are a few (at least that I can remember)
Lets be real though, if you know me, you know I’m not perfect. *gasp*
No one is; I understand that…in theory. But I still fear failure in the day to day. Being the internal perfectionist that I am for as long as I can remember, failure has never been comfortable (not that it’s welcomed by the general population; I guess i have a particular aversion to it). It’s just not fun.
It’s surprising how quickly the year seem to fly by as you get older. It feels like just yesterday I was writing down unrealistic new year’s resolutions and dreaming about where I would be in 12 months. But alas, the holidays have arrived and my goals for the have come and gone as well. Next […]
Today I turned down my first date in some time. Don’t tell my mother.
Overthinking is that moment you stop and replay the last conversation wondering if they might misinterpret what you said. It’s not saying hi to your crush because you are afraid they might see you as desperate. (Well, lets just admit that anything having to do with the person you’re attracted to leads to overthinking.) It’s feeling out of place among people you call your friends when you’re convinced that you have nothing to add to the conversation.
Overthinking can be debilitating.
High school was a mixed bag for me. Some people say those formative years are the best in their life, some the worst. For me it was a mix of both. The first two years I spent my time trying to find my place among my peers and obsessing over my insecurities. Along the road […]
I sat in the drivers seat of my parents Toyota Sequoia, completely overwhelmed and utterly despondent. My body betrayed me as tears began to spill down my cheeks. My hunched shoulders trembled as I gasped for the next breath, in direct conflict to the strong, resolute image I had predetermined to uphold. “This wouldn’t have […]
I am an outgoing introvert. It sounds like an oxymoron.
Over the course of my life, I’ve found my internal balance between both sides are so close that it becomes tricky when my friends try to understand me or when meeting new friends. Thankfully, I’m not the only one. I’ve met a good number of friends who think similarly. And in an effort to explain the complexities of us outgoing introverts, here are a few things you need to know about your extroverted introvert friends.
Millennials get a bad wrap. We are told we’re lazy, social media obsessed, narcissistic, entitled, and the list goes on. They say we don’t want responsibility. They say we care nothing about our fellow man except his opinion. To add to the media’s generalization of us and the unwarranted vitriol, our generation will most likely […]
Going from crush to relationship doesn’t have to be hard, or so I hear. It comes with a lot of flirting. Yet coming from someone who had only successfully done it once, I feel it wouldn’t be appropriate for me to speak to you Post Twenty-fivers on the “to-do’s” of flirting. Rather, I know exactly what you shouldn’t do. I’m counting on the process of elimination.
Ahh college. I loved college. I started at UCF as a doe eyed freshie, excited to finally be on my own. The first couple months were a bit rough until i found my people. Today we talk about college life, surviving as a broke student, and so much more!